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Hideaway Lane

A unique inner city foodies hub, Hideaway Lane is set in an historic mid century building and laneway, in central Wollongong. We focus on simplicity, and let our love of fresh, sustainable food tell the story, through cooking classes, long lunches and special events.

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KIDS HOLIDAY FUN

Between Tuesday 16 April 2024 and Wednesday 17 April 2024
Find your inner chef these school holidays! The only way to learn how to cook is to roll up your sleeves and give it a go! Hands on cooking class with delicious 2 course meal. SUITABLE FOR KIDS 8 - 14 yrs $55pp $5pp Family discount for 2 or more kids BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT Includes: 100% hands on class all equpment expert tuition electronic information book **PARENTS - you are welcome to stay and watch the class if you wish, but you are also welcome to leave the kids in our capable hands while you have a few hours of 'me' time. * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy. Please read our terms and conditions for more information on allergies.
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MACARON COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Sunday 21 April 2024
Not as difficult as you may think, we will guide you through the secrets to creating perfect macarons. A shared group experience, using a variety of flavours and colours, you will learn the secret tips and tricks, and take home a box of delicious macarons. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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GLAM HIGH TEA - Wollongong

Between Sunday 28 April 2024 and Sunday 30 June 2024
Enjoy our beautiful urban oasis with a decadent afternoon tea. Step back in time where an elegant table awaits set with vintage tea sets. It's the perfect setting to relax and unwind or to celebrate a special occasion. Includes: Sweet and Savoury delights Selection of teas Fresh lemonade BYO Bubbles $69pp - High Tea $79pp - Customised High Tea for - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Other specific dietary requests. N.B. All dietary requests must be pre booked and paid in advance - menu cannot be changed on event day BOOKINGS CLOSE ON THE THURSDAY BEFORE EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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MOTHERS DAY HIGH TEA - Wollongong

Between Saturday 11 May 2024 and Sunday 12 May 2024
Spoil Mum this Mothers Day! We will be hosting this extra special high tea both Saturday and Sunday this year. Enjoy our beautiful urban oasis with a decadent high tea. Step back in time where an elegant table awaits set with vintage tea sets. It's the perfect setting to celebrate the most special people in our lives. Includes: Sweet and Savoury delights Selection of teas Fresh lemonade BYO Bubbles $69pp - High Tea $79pp - Customised High Tea for - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Other specific dietary requests. N.B. All dietary requests must be pre booked and paid in advance - menu cannot be changed on event day BOOKINGS CLOSE ON THE THURSDAY BEFORE EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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PERFECT PASTA COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Between Sunday 19 May 2024 and Sunday 7 July 2024
Making great pasta comes from the heart and the hands! We will guide you through the skills you need to make delicate, silky pasta - just like Nonna's. A shared event, cooking with other foodies, you will prepare a delicious Italian lunch that includes antipasti, filled pasta (ravioli or tortellini), and a delicious dessert, then enjoy the fruits of your labour in our gorgeous setting. Using the best local ingredients, we let the flavours speak for themselves ..... BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT N.B This class is not suitable for Dairy intolerances - Cheese and cream * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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MOROCCAN COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Between Sunday 26 May 2024 and Sunday 14 July 2024
Take your tastebuds on a journey to the top of Africa with our Exotic Spice Class. With strong Roman and Middle Eastern influences, a unique cuisine characterised by subtle scents, delicate flavours and elegant presentation. A shared event, cooking with other foodies, savour the delights of the Middle East with such traditional dishes as mezze, flat bread, tagine and almond desserts. BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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HIMALAYAN INDIAN COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Between Sunday 7 April 2024 and Sunday 16 June 2024
Enjoy a taste of the exotic from Northern India and Nepal. Not too spicy, but packed with flavour, you will enjoy such dishes as: Momos and pakora Dahl w/roti Butter Chicken w/lemon coconut rice Rose Kulfi w/coconut Kheer Menu subject to change BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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FOR THE LOVE OF PIES!! COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Saturday 13 July 2024
Join us for a winter warmer. If you're a pie lover, you'll love this class! Pot pies, open pies, petite pies... short crust, puff and sweet. We'll give you a sample of it all!! BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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GNOCCHI COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Sunday 4 August 2024
Our family roots are from the Northern part of Italy where Gnocchi is a staple. We will share our family secrets for a beautiful ricotta gnocchi with our special sauce. This is a shared event, cooking with other foodies, you will prepare a delicious three course Italian lunch, then enjoy the fruits of your labour in our gorgeous setting. Using the best local ingredients, we let the flavours speak for themselves ..... BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT N.B This class is not suitable for Dairy intolerances - Cheese and cream * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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TASTY TAPAS COOKING CLASS - Wollongong

Sunday 14 April 2024
Join us for a feast for the senses with a sumptuous Spanish smorgasboard. A shared event, cooking with other foodies, you will prepare delicious bite sized portions packed with flavour! With an endless variety, you will be introduced to a generous selection of recipes that will start you on your Tapas journey. Many little plates ... full of intensity. BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. BOOKINGS CLOSE 48 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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PRIVATE COOKING CLASS for 2 - 4

Monday 25 December 2023
This private class is just perfect for a special occasion. A customised class just for you! Includes: Private one on one tuition from our chef All ingredients and equipment 3 course meal - you choose the cuisine Private table setting in our garden BYO favourite drink to enjoy with this class. Minimum 2 Discounts applied for larger numbers (4 or more) * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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XMAS HIGH TEA - Wollongong

Between Saturday 16 December 2023 and Sunday 17 December 2023
Get in the Xmas spirit with a little bit of decadence for a festive high tea. Enjoy our beautiful urban oasis where an elegant table awaits, set with all the trimmings, candles and vintage tea sets. It's the perfect setting to celebrate an end of year Xmas get together. Includes: Grazing platter Sweets Tower Selection of teas Fresh lemonade $75pp BYO Bubbles BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 14TH DECEMBER * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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FLORAL XMAS WREATHS AND FESTIVE HIGH TEA - Dec 3, Wollongong

Sunday 3 December 2023
Time to get in the spirit of the festive season! We are planning an extra special one off event, in collaboration with The Flower Creative. Indulge in some pre-Xmas fun with a floral wreath making workshop paired with a decadent festive high tea. Our laneway will be transformed with seasonal florals, twinkling fairy lights and vintage tea sets, and our indoor workshop will be styled with a luxe set up ready for you to create a beautiful Xmas floral creation. Includes: Dried Floral wreath: Custom flower colour palette Beautiful selection of flowers A luxe set up of vases for the flowers Fully instructed and assisted throughout. Xmas High tea Relax after your wreath making and indulge in decadent delights including, Chefs favourite Festive Savoury platter Christmas Sweets Tower Selection of gourmet teas BYO bubbles
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CANNOLI

Between Thursday 2 November 2023 and Sunday 5 November 2023
Covering a range of basic kitchen skills, that are must haves in any kitchen, this course is perfect for beginners to develop a simple repertoire of recipes that can be modified for a range of meals. One night per week for 6 weeks, you will extend your skill base each week. Starting with simple knife skills, like how to chop an onion efficiently, you will learn to cook 2 -3 dishes each week. The course culminates in a delicious 3 course meal in week 6. Sample recipes include: Bruschetta - Spanish Potato frittata - caramelised onion Chicken stir fry - Mango ice cream Crispy Wontons - Vietnamese beef salad Fresh made pasta - The perfect bolognese sauce - Pannacotta Meatballs - Burgers/sliders - Brownie Salmon fillet (crispy skin) - Fresh Potato Salad - Home made mayonnaise - Lemon meringue tart BYO drinks to enjoy with your meal * Allergen advice: This course cannot be modified for specific dietary requirements.
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BEES WAX CANDLE MAKING SOIREE - Wollongong

Between Thursday 19 October 2023 and Thursday 2 November 2023
Elevate your mid-week with an enchanting evening of creativity and indulgence in our exclusive hand rolled pure beeswax candle-making class. Join us in the glam lounge to craft your candles, enjoy a glass of bubbly, unwind, connect, as you soak up the charm of a honey-infused soiree like no other. Delight in a sumptuous grazing platter as you craft a full range of healthy, eco-friendly candle sets using the finest honeycomb beeswax. Under the guidance of Gabi, our experienced tutor and skilled candlemaker, you will learn the art of candle crafting and discover the magic as we unlock the secrets hidden in every beeswax creation. Come away laden with potential Christmas gifts. Includes: * All materials to make a full range of candle sets in various sizes including take home treasures. * Delicious Grazing Platter * A special gift bag with an eco-conscious surprise. Reserve your seat now and let your inner artisan shine! $120pp BYO Bubbles
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PINK HIGH TEA - Wollongong

Between Saturday 26 August 2023 and Sunday 27 August 2023
We'll be getting our pink on for this fun High Tea!! Everything will be pink from the decor and table settings to the food and drinks. So get in the spirit of what's trending today, glam up, and join us for some deliciousness in our favourite colour theme! Includes: Sweet and Savoury delights Selection of teas Fresh lemonade $70pp BYO Bubbles * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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Molecular Gastronomy cooking class - Wollongong

Saturday 8 April 2023
This one will be loved by the science geeks and nerds, plus anyone who wants to impress with unique food preparation techniques. A lot of fun, and intrigue, we will show you the interesting steps to creating an innovative dining experience. * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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MAD as a HATTER TEA PARTY - Wollongong

Between Saturday 1 April 2023 and Sunday 2 April 2023
Immerse yourself in a peculiar, but delicious, High Tea. DRESS CODE - Bold, Crazy and bright!! Includes: Sweet and Savoury delights Selection of crazy teas Fresh lemonades $75pp BYO Bubbles * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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VALENTINES DAY PROPOSAL

Tuesday 14 February 2023
An extra special setting to pop the questions. It's the perfect setting to share time with your loved one. Sssshhhhh - we can keep a secret! Includes: Candles Flowers Celebration champagne choc strawberries Photographer to capture the moment $450 1 hr timeslot
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Weddings Open Day

Thursday 26 January 2023
Our gorgeous space is just perfect for micro-weddings and elopements, bridal showers, or baby sprinkles, and we are now taking event bookings for 2023. We will open our doors to showcase our beautiful tea garden and glam lounge, and our event manager will be onsite to discuss venue and catering packages and options.
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High Tea Xmas Special

Wednesday 21 December 2022
Enjoy our beautiful urban oasis with a decadent high tea. Step back in time where an elegant table awaits set with seasonal florals, candles and vintage tea sets. It's the perfect setting to relax, unwind and kick start the festive season Includes: Sweet and Savoury delights Selection of teas Fresh lemonade $82.50 for 2 people BYO Bubbles * Allergen advice: We are a fully operational commercial kitchen and, as such, there may be traces of specific allergens such as (but not limited to) nuts, soy, gluten, dairy.
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Grazing Table Master Class

Between Sunday 4 December 2022 and Wednesday 7 December 2022
We'll show you how to put together a delicious, show stopping grazing table... this is a combination of hands on and demonstration class. Feast with your eyes first, and then demolish your creation and eat, eat, eat!!! $99pp (BYO wine) Includes: Master class - demonstration and hands on tuition Shared grazing table consisting of : House made dips and relishes, Selection of cheeses, Nuts, seeds and dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Charcuterie, Charred Vegetables, Bread and biscuit selection Electronic recipe book N.B Minimum numbers apply (10). We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule if minimum numbers are not met.
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